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Marlon Jean

Marlon M. Jean

Lecturer in Geology


Ph.D., Utah State University, 2012
M.Sc., California State University-Fresno, 2007
B.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2004


Courses taught:

  • Geol 101 Physical Geology
  • Geol 105 Physical Geology lab
  • Geol 311 Igneous Petrology
  • Geol 315 Earth Materials


  • Roberts SE, McCanta MC, Jean MM, Taylor LA (2019) New lunar meteorite NWA 10986: A mingled impact melt breccia from the Highlands; a complete cross section of the lunar crust. MAPS, v. 54, no. 12, p. 3018-3035.
  • Honour VC, Holness MB, Charlier B, Piazolo SC, Namur O, Prosa TyJ, Martin I, Helz RT, Maclennan J, Jean MM (2019). Compositional boundary layers trigger liquid unmixing in a basalt crystal mush. Nat Commun 10, 4821.
  • Patriat M, Falloon T, Danyushevsky L, Collot J, Jean MM, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Maas R, Woodhead JD, Feig ST (2019) Subduction initiation terranes exposed at the front of a 2 Mya volcanically-active subduction zone. EPSL, v. 508, p. 30–40.
  • Jean MM, Christiansen EH, Champion DE, Vetter SK, Phillips WM, Schuth S, Shervais JW (2018) Caldera Life-cycles of the Yellowstone Hotspot track: Death and Rebirth of the Heise Caldera (2018). Journal of Petrology, v. 59, no. 8, p. 1643–1670.
  • Jean MM, Shervais JW (2017) The Distribution of Fluid Mobile and Other Incompatible Trace Elements in Orthopyroxene from Mantle Wedge Peridotites. Chemical Geology, v. 457, p. 118-130.
  • Jean MM, Taylor LA, Howarth GH, Peslier AH, Fedele L, Bodnar RJ, Guan Y, Doucet LS, Ionov DA, Logvinova A, Sobolev NV, Golovin AV (2016) Olivine inclusions in Siberian diamonds and mantle xenoliths: Contrasting water and trace-element contents. Lithos, v. 265, p. 31-41

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